BR E75 DB | Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 12213

Electric Locomotive.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class E 75, 2-4-4-2 wheel arrangement, built starting in 1927 for the German State Railroad Company. Use: Passenger and freight trains.

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Electric Locomotive.
Electric Locomotive.

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Article No. 12213
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Kind Electric Locomotives
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  • Product description

    Model: Era III. The locomotive is ready for installation of the 66838 Selectrix decoder. A small amount of soldering is required for this. The locomotive has a motor with a flywheel, 4 axles powered, 2 traction tires. Length over the buffers 96 mm / 3-3/4.

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  • Publications

    - Main Catalog 2002 / 2003 - Main Catalog 2003 / 2004 - Main Catalog 2006 - Main Catalog 2007/2008
  • Prototype information

    The class E 75, a further development of the class E 77, was originally supposed to number 79 units. This plan was thwarted by the global economic crisis and the total was reduced to 31 locomotives. Twelve units with mechanical gear from Maffei were delivered to the German State Railroad Division in Munich in 1928/29. The DRG"s Hannover and Halle Divisions were initially assigned 11 locomotives with mechanical gear from Linke-Hoffmann for the central German routes, and starting in 1930 another 8 units with mechanical gear from BMAG were also delivered. The electrical equipment for all of the class E 75 units came from a cooperative project of BEW and MSW. With a maximum speed of 70 km/h or 44 mph the E 75 was suitable primarily for freight service, but was also used for passenger service. While its traction motors were the same as those in the E 77, the E 75 was equipped with new double arm pantographs that allowed the locomotive's roof to be raised 100 mm / approx. 4". This class was the last one for DRG electric locomotives to use side rod drive. Some of these locomotives were retired on June 4, 1964. There were still 12 units in existence in 1969, and in 1971 only 2 units were still in service. One locomotive remains on the DB roster as an operational museum locomotive.


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